19 Rescued Including Woman, Child From Bonded labour In Golaghat

Accused Maina Bora (l), rescued victims(r)
Accused Maina Bora (l), rescued victims(r)
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RAJIB KARMAKAR

Golaghat, June 19, 2019

In a joint operation carried out by the Barpathar and Ghiladhari police have successfully rescued 19 labourers including a woman and a child from bonded labour at the Ghiladhari village located in Golaghat district on June 19th, 2019.

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The rescued labourers were engaged at various works at one Anundoram Bora’s house of the village. The police have registered a case against the offender Bora and have arrested his son identified as Maina Bora for engaging the victims in their house.

“A few days back we had registered a missing complaint of one Simanta Hazarika and based on the complaint we launched a search operation and rescued him on June 18th, 2019. Following his inputs, we were informed that the accused Anundoram has engaged bonded labourers at his residence. We launched an operation and rescued a total of 19 people along with a woman and a child,” said the police.

“We have arrested Maina Bora and his father Anundoram is on the run. We have launched a massive manhunt to nab the culprit. Our interrogations are going on,” said another police official.

Currently, the rescued victims are in the custody of Golaghat police.